Rudbeckia hirta Autumn Forest is a showstopper mix that produces gorgeous 4" - 5" inch daisy-style flowers in dramatic autumn shades of red-mahogany, golden yellow, caramel and orange-rust detailed with a deep chocolate center ring punctuated by a black button center. Oh la la, this garden charmer is sure to strike up a conversation as its beauty is simply captivating! An ever popular variety among floral creatives, this variety grows 20" - 24" inches tall and produces strong straight stems ideal for design work. Rudbeckia flowers hit their stride just as other fall flowers are beginning to fade - so this variety can be the life of your garden bed party come early fall. Deadhead spent blooms to increase flower production, keep soil moist to prolong flowering and plant in a full sun location with good drainage. You can colonize garden beds by allowing the spent blooms to stand in fall and freely self seed. The perfect size for flowering containers, border and pathway plantings, Autumn Forest will bring on a swoon worthy color display to enjoy from early summer to fall frost. Packet: 50 seeds.